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Thomas O'Brian and Mary Kenny, Galway, Ireland.

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Mark

Mark Report 11 Nov 2012 13:24

I'm am trying to find out some information on my Great Grand parents Mary Kenny and Thomas O'Brian.Thomas was born 1876 and died 1955 and Mary Kenny born 1914 and died 1987.Im told there from Caltralea, Ahasefagh, Ballinasloe, Galway, Ireland.They had Two daughter one being my Grandmother Mary who married Michael Roddy from Roscommon,I'm now having trouble on finding out the parents of Thomas and Mary any info you have would be much appreciated.

many thanks
Mark Roddy.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Nov 2012 14:20

38 years difference in their ages?

Gins

Gins Report 11 Nov 2012 15:22

Hi Mark

Is this your G Grandmothers birth? If so, the certificate should give info on her parents


Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
Name: Mary Margaret Kenny
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1915
Registration district: Ballinasloe
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 29
FHL Film Number: 101076


Do you know when Mary married Thomas?

Mark

Mark Report 11 Nov 2012 23:03

Sorry i gave you the Daughter Mary's dates.it should have been 1876 to 1955 but i'm not 100% sure.

Mark

Mark Report 11 Nov 2012 23:05

not got a marriage date sorry.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 12 Nov 2012 00:10

Do you have an occupation for Thomas please? Have you found them on the 1911 census?

Gins

Gins Report 12 Nov 2012 08:37

Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958
Name: Mary Kenny
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1904
Registration district: Ballinasloe
Volume: 4
Page: 16
FHL Film Number: 101260

Possible groom Thomas Brien


This is the only marriage that I can find with a groom that comes anywhere near to a match?


What are the names of the children and when/where were they born?

Gins

Gins Report 12 Nov 2012 08:53

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
Name: Thomas O'Brien
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1954
Death Age: 78
Registration district: Ballinasloe
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 15
FHL Film Number: 257855

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
Name: Thomas Brien
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1955
Death Age: 83
Registration district: Ballinasloe
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 15
FHL Film Number: 257855

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
Name: Mary O'Brien
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1955
Death Age: 79
Registration district: Ballinasloe
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 15
FHL Film Number: 257855

Mark

Mark Report 14 Nov 2012 17:37

Many thanks for your reply's........Thomas and Mary had two Daughters and a son,Patrick,Kate and Mary,I've got no details on Pat and Kate only Pat moved to London and Kate moved to the States, Mary who was my Grandmother was born 1914 and died 1987 she married Michael Roddy who was from Castlerea in Roscommon 1907-1945 they moved to Eccles in Manchester and had two sons Peter who was my Father and preferred to be called Tony and his Brother Vincent.

Once again thanks for your help...Mark